Turkish Nationalist Leader: Erdogan Has ‘Wahhabi Tendencies’

The Deputy Chair of Turkey’s Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) told reporters he believes President Recep Tayip Erdogan has implemented “Wahhabi-Salafi policies” reflected in recent comments in defense of Saudi Arabia’s execution of a prominent Shiite cleric.

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World View: Turkey Slips into Chaos as Violence Spreads Across Country

Contents: Egypt’s army starts ‘The Martyr’s Right’ operation in North Sinai; Turkey’s troops enter northern Iraq to hunt PKK after terror attacks; Violence spreads in cities across Turkey; Pro-government mobs in Turkey storm Hurriyet offices for alleged Erdogan misquote; Turkey appears to be approaching civil war.

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